Greer, South Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 436 income based apartments in Greer where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 451 affordable apartments in Greer that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greer, South Carolina

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Greer.

Go to the South Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Greer.

Piedmont Pointe Apartments

2001 Overland Dr
Greer, South Carolina
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable

Oakland Place Apartments

212 Oakland Avenue
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Victor Village

Victor Village Apts
Greer, South Carolina
Accessible
Affordable

Chandler Creek Village

Northeast Corner of Village Dr And Chan
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ayres Housing, Inc

407 Gridley St
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Berkshire Place

730 S Line Street Ext
Greer, South Carolina
Family & Senior
Affordable

Creekside Landing Apartments

236 Biblebrook Dr
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Reynolds Square

111 Tabor Ln
Greer, South Carolina
Affordable

Beverly Apartments

200 S Beverly Ln
Greer, South Carolina
Rent Assisted

Snow Street Apartments

306 Snow St
Greer, South Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Greer

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Greer, South Carolina

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Greer Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Greenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the South Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greer.

Greer, South Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greer, South Carolina

Greer features 436 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Greer, South Carolina

There are 451 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greer.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greer, South Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greer landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greer.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greer, South Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $946 and $1,156.

2023 Greer, South Carolina Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Greer, South Carolina Fair Market Rent $865 $931 $1,051 $1,344 $1,628
Greer, South Carolina Payment Standard Range $779 to $952 $838 to $1,024 $946 to $1,156 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,465 to $1,791

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greer, SC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 887
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 436
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $44,455 ±$3,925
Median Rent $764 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.21% ± 5.93pp
Total Population 27,186

Population and Household Demographics

Greer is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina with a population of 27,186. There are 10,339 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 47.03% of households in Greer are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greer

The median gross income for households in Greer is $44,455 a year, or $3,705 a month. The median rent for the city is $764 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greer, a household making less than $2,547 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Greer.

Area Median Income In Greer

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Greer, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greenville County.

In Greer, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Greer

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Greer

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,900 $20,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,850 $34,100 $38,350 $42,600 $46,050 $49,450 $52,850 $56,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,750 $54,550 $61,350 $68,150 $73,650 $79,100 $84,550 $90,000